A top Trump Justice Department official who aided the former president’s quest to overturn the 2020 election met Friday with congressional investigators probing the Jan. 6 Capitol attack — accompanied by a lawyer who worked on a suit aimed at overturning the Georgia election results.
Jeffrey Clark was photographed heading into and out of a brief deposition with the select panel investigating the insurrection.
It was his first time facing any congressional probe related to the attack, and he was joined by a new lawyer: Harry MacDougald, an Atlanta lawyer who partnered with conspiracy theorist Sidney Powell to challenge the results of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia.
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EXCLUSIVE: Letter from Jeffrey Clark, former Trump DOJ official, who invoked executive privilege at today’s January 6 committee meeting. https://t.co/SF6THYTx9k
— Julie Kelly 🇺🇸 (@julie_kelly2) November 5, 2021
Take advantage of this #Jan6commission– put the other dbag under oath.
Former Trump DOJ official brings Sidney Powell co-counsel to Hill deposition https://t.co/LSEMN82PgK via @politico
— Geo Steve (@StephenGlahn) November 5, 2021